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The '''Johns Hopkins University''' (commonly referred to as '''Johns Hopkins''', '''JHU''', or simply '''Hopkins''') is an United States|American private university|private university|research university in Baltimore, Maryland. Founded in 1876, the university was named after its first benefactor, the American entrepreneur, abolitionist, and philanthropist Johns Hopkins. His $7 million bequest—of which half financed the establishment of The Johns Hopkins Hospital—was the largest philanthropic gift in the history of the United States at the time. Daniel Coit Gilman, who was inaugurated as the institution's first president on February 22, 1876, led the university to revolutionize higher education in the U.S. by integrating teaching and research.
Motto''Veritas vos liberabit'' (Latin)
MottoengThe Truth Shall Set You Free
Established{{start date|1876}}
TypePrivate university|Private
Endowment$3.413 billion (2015)As of June 30, 2015. {{cite web |url=http://www.nacubo.org/Documents/EndowmentFiles/2015_NCSE_Endowment_Market_Values.pdf|title=U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Endowment Market Value and Change in Endowment Market Value from FY 2014 to FY 2015 |publisher=National Association of College and University Business Officers and Commonfund Institute |year=2016}}
PresidentRonald J. Daniels
ProvostRobert C. Lieberman
Undergrad6,023{{cite web |url=http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?q=johns+hopkins&s=all&id=162928#enrolmt |title=College Navigator entry for Johns Hopkins University |publisher=National Center for Education Statistics |year=2013 |accessdate=September 16, 2013}}
Postgrad14,848
CityBaltimore
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